Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

(Dennst. 1818) Nicolson 1977

Photos of infructescences, seeds, juvenile plants and growing in the wild.

A pollinated inflorescence and a withering spathe.
In this clump there were 3 large tubers and a few nearby also flowered. One of them created an infructescence.
The leaves were about 2m tall.
A ripened infructescence.
The tuber was more than 30 cm in diameter.
photos (1-5) © Michael Pascall
photo © Taylor Holzer

The seeds are about 1 cm long.
Juvenile plants in the first and the second season.
photos (1-4) © Bartosz T. Zalewski

Plants growing wild in Philippines; photos (1-6) © Aris Nabasca
The rough petiole is a distinctive feature of this species.
A cross-section of the petiole.

The IAS: Amorphophallus paeoniifolius
Alan Galloway: Amorphophallus paeoniifolius
Tropicos: Amorphophallus paeoniifolius
CATE Araceae: Amorphophallus paeoniifolius
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last updated on 2012-09-28